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Road Safety Awareness – Year 11
Road Safety Education Officer Service - Governance, Promotion and Road Safety Education Branch
2020 VISION: DRIVING ROAD SAFETY FORWARD
Road Safety
what does this
mean to you?
• Car Crashes
• Pedestrians or cyclists
being injured or killed
• TV ads
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Killed
Decade
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How does this affect me?
Your decisions have an IMPACT!
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HOW DID YOU GET TO SCHOOL?
Pedestrian
Passenger
Cyclist
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Walking to and
from School
Walk on the pavement
Take care when passing
other pedestrians
When walking in
groups consider others
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Don’t gather near the school gates
Drivers might not see you
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Crossing the Road
First, find a safe place to cross
Stop just before you get to the kerb
Look all around for traffic & listen
If traffic is coming, let it pass
When it is safe, go straight
across the road – do not run
Keep Looking & listening while you
cross
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Be Safe…Be Seen
In reduced light conditions
fluorescent / reflective
materials help you to be seen
In the dark they might
save your life
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Before You
Cycle
Make sure your bicycle is safe
Have good brakes, tyres, a
bell, a rear reflector and lights
front and rear if riding at night
Make sure your bicycle is the
correct size
Wear a cycle helmet
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Guidance for Cyclists
Wear bright clothing - use lights
after dark and in poor weather
conditions
Use cycle lanes where available
Show drivers what you plan to
do.
Always look and signal before
you start, stop or turn.
Don't ride on pavements
Don't ‘Jump’ red lights
Don't ignore traffic signs
Don't ride across pedestrian
crossings
Don’t forget you helmet
Ride a straight course past
parked cars, don’t weave in and
out
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SEAT BELTS
Seat belts must be worn where fitted –
AT ALL TIMES
From 14 years old you are legally
responsible for wearing your seat belt
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OR THIS COULD BE YOU!
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MOBILE PHONES: HAND HELD
OR HANDS FREE?
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Buses - Never cross
BEHIND
OR
IN FRONT
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DISTRACTIONS
IPOD
MOBILE
TAKING RISKS
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Alcohol is a Drug
It Impairs the Brain
Affects your Judgement
Takes Effect Quickly
Wears Off Slowly
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Have a go at answering the above questions.
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HIT AT
9 OUT OF 10 PEDESTRIANS - SURVIVE!
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HIT AT
Could you Cope?
5 OUT OF 10 PEDESTRIANS - KILLED!
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HIT AT
9 OUT OF 10 PEDESTRIANS - KILLED!
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